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Red Deer RCMP look for suspect in armed robbery at 7 Eleven

April 28, 2016 4:07 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify a man who attempted to rob the 7 Eleven in Riverside Meadows shortly after 5 am on April 24.

RCMP were called to the 7 Eleven Store on 54 Avenue at 5:15 am on April 24 after a man carrying what witnesses believed to be a stick entered the store and demanded cash from the staff member. A customer surprised the suspect and he left empty-handed; he was last seen heading east then south behind the store.

The suspect is described as follows:

  • Caucasian
  • Around 5’ tall
  • Late teens
  • Dark hair
  • Wearing a white and grey checkered hoodie with blue jeans

RCMP continue to investigate. At this time, RCMP do not believe this attempted robbery is connected to the other three robbery/ attempted robbery files from earlier the same morning.

If you recognize this man or have information about any of these crimes, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403.343.5575.If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or report it online.


Media contact:
Cst. Derek Turner
Red Deer RCMP

photo of man who tried to rob the 7 Eleven

photo of man who tried to rob the 7 Eleven